Yes, I’m a lazy quilter. I love to make quilts, but I don’t always have the time or patience to piece a bunch of tiny triangles, squares or rectangles (we won’t even talk about circles) into a quilt large enough to do anything but put in a baby’s crib, or to use as a table runner. Which is why I’m having fun designing a bunch of “mock blocks” that have the look of being pieced, without all the time and effort to piece each block. Read the rest of this entry
Oh, my goodness, what a day! Muse had me working hard today, but I have very little to show for it. Just 1 new fabric design. ::sigh:: Read the rest of this entry
So, I managed to let Day 120 go by without posting about it. That does not mean that I didn’t make anything! Read the rest of this entry
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For the past two days, I’ve been posting my fabric patterns featuring stars. Today, it’s time for the bars. Many of the bars also have stars.
So, for today (so far) I have even more star patterns to show off. Of course, these are just “snippets” of the full patterns, which will be available soon on Spoonflower.com. Read the rest of this entry
I think it’s hysterical the way my Muse chooses to incite my creativity.
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As a Creative, how important is “originality” in your work? Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or just evidence that the maker lacks “originality”? What makes a work “original”? Is it possible to take someone else’s idea in a different direction, and still call it “original”? Why do many Creatives struggle with the idea of “originality”? Read the rest of this entry
I love the Maryland Renaissance Festival! I think the first time I went to this event was the second or third year when it was held in Columbia. That was more than 30 years ago. It has since moved from Columbia’s Symphony Woods to Crownsville, and is a huge event, running from the end of August to the middle of October. Since we moved back to Maryland at the end of last year, I am finally able to attend again. And it has changed… Read the rest of this entry
Well, maybe not a “warrior”, but I did manage to work my way through a quilt top and back for a friend’s new daughter. And “weekend quilter” just didn’t have the right alliteration. Read the rest of this entry
So, I realized that I had alluded to some “quilting misadventures” yesterday. Here’s the story… Read the rest of this entry